Chip in for Winter Relief
This Wednesday, July 17, from 6pm, The Examiner will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a double-movie night at the Star Theatre - and the best part is, $5 from every $30 ticket sold will go to the Winter Relief Appeal. With a goal of $75,000 this year, every dollar raised will go to St Vincent de Paul, the Benevolent Society, the Salvation Army and City Mission. The movie night will screen Apollo 11, a documentary taking viewers to the heart of NASA's moon-landing mission, and larrikin Aussie comedy the Dish, a true story about the satellite dish smack in the middle of an Aussie sheep farm that was crucial to the moon landing's success.
Tales from the Kimberley
Told through the stories of the people who live there, Undermined: Tales From the Kimberley is an eye-opening look at the impact of sustained pressure from big business on the culture and society of residents in the Kimberley, that powerfully echoing this year's NAIDOC Week theme 'Voice. Treaty. Truth'. See it at Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk, from 11am to 12.30pm on Saturday.
Laugh for a cause
New comedy night
Welcome to Northern Comedy's first show, Laughs for a Cause, a local event with a bunch of amazing comedians supporting Tasmanian mental health charities. Head along to Saint John Craft Beer Bar at 7pm on Saturday: $5 at the door, with all funds going to charity. Comedians will include MC Jake Baylis, and Russell Redmond, Ned Townsend, Daniel Walker, Kerri Gay, Brodi Lucas, Stewart Bell, Gabbie Butler, Aaron Graham, Kayden Bohl, Liz Corrick, Fiona Girkin, Steve Henty, Rhea Gillie, and Fenella Edwards.
Civic Square night market
Inspired by night markets from around the world, the Launceston Night Market looks to celebrate local food, beverages, producers and musicians from within our community. This one is held from 4pm - 9pm on Saturday - get in quick to sample the delights from 15 yummy stallholders at this free event.
Live music at the pub
Raccoon Dog, Ok Lorenz and The Nook will be hitting up The Royal Oak on Saturday night from 8pm, tickets $10 on the door. Raccoon Dog, based out of the North-East, have played at a festival called PANAMA, Dark Mofo, and Taste of Tasmania among other events, with their laid-back Americana folk sounds.
Will To Kill
Murder Mystery Dining
Fans of the swinging '20s will love this Great Gatsby-style murder mystery dining experience at the Iron Horse Bar and Grill. The Voice star Matthew Garwood will perform, accompanying a three-course meal and a character-based whodunit to solve. On next Friday, tickets $80 through the venue.